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Green building rating attracts investment, funding
Green building rating attracts investment, funding

The benefits of green building make good business sense: they're good for the environment, their owners, their neighbours, the people that work in them and bottom lines. And its sustainability factor is attracting investment and funding to all kinds of businesses, especially listed property companies like REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts), as more and more capital owners place a high priority on responsible investment.

28 Nov 2014 13:05

Gas discovery boosts Mozambique's economy
Gas discovery boosts Mozambique's economy

According to Standard Bank's head of oil, gas and renewables, Simon Ashby-Rudd, Mozambique has probably made the world's biggest gas discovery in the past ten years and will probably become the next Qatar.

28 Nov 2014 07:06

Demand for CNG can unlock job creation opportunities
Demand for CNG can unlock job creation opportunities

The increasing demand for compressed natural gas (CNG) may unlock significant job creation opportunities in the near future.

28 Nov 2014 06:59

Steel giant loses court battle over documents
Steel giant loses court battle over documents

In a judgment with wider significance for industrial companies, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday, 26 November, ordered steel producer ArcelorMittal SA to hand over environmental information to a lobby group.

By Franny Rabkin 27 Nov 2014 12:11

Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging. With efficiency as a key driver, these cities make use of Information Technology intelligently and dynamically to harness the natural, infrastructure and technology resources needed to operate optimally and sustainably.

By Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014 09:16

SA wraps up nuclear vendor workshop
SA wraps up nuclear vendor workshop

Government has successfully concluded its second nuclear vendor parade workshop with China, France, South Korea and the United States...

27 Nov 2014 07:20

Eskom records R9.3bn in profit
Eskom records R9.3bn in profit

Eskom on Tuesday reported a profit of R9.3bn for the six months ended on 30 September 2014. This is down 24% from R12.2bn for the same period the previous year...

26 Nov 2014 10:28

LPG a cost-effective alternative to conventional power supply
LPG a cost-effective alternative to conventional power supply

The benefits of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as an alternative to traditional biofuels have been widely documented. LPG is a safe, reliable and cost-effective alternative to conventional power supply - for both domestic and industrial use - yet only 3% of South Africans are currently using it as an additional source of energy. How can we increase LPG usage in the broader community and in so doing, help address South Africa's energy poverty issues?

By Atose Aguele 26 Nov 2014 07:53

Baywest developers and Vodacom sign 'smart city' deal
Baywest developers and Vodacom sign 'smart city' deal

Developers of the R1.7 billion Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth's western suburbs have signed a deal with Vodacom that signals a watershed moment in the development of 'smart cities' throughout the country.

25 Nov 2014 11:04

How to manage your renovation project and stress levels
How to manage your renovation project and stress levels

While renovating is a great way to update the look of a home and possibly add value, it can be a process that is as stressful as moving house altogether.

21 Nov 2014 11:45

Non-essential assets identified for Eskom
Non-essential assets identified for Eskom

PRETORIA: Non-essential assets which are to be sold off in order to raise money for funding for Eskom have been identified, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday, 20 November.

21 Nov 2014 08:05

DST launches alternative energy solution
DST launches alternative energy solution

PRETORIA: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has officially launched the innovative 2,5 kW hydrogen fuel cell power generator prototype unit at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).

21 Nov 2014 06:57